National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has taking initiatives to educating the public on the importance of statistics to society, and raising the profile of statistics .
This will help in
- Developing more effective and responsive National Statistical Offices and NSS.
- Aid in seeking for public support for Statistical Activity
- Explaining the role of statistics as a resource for evidence-based policy and decision making
- Illuminating the role of statistics in result-oriented and innovative management, Monitoring and Evaluation, and planning.
Therefore in light of the above
NBS in collaboration with some of the media companies prepares public presentations for the Television shows and the newspapers.
Public Seminars are organised by NBS in collaboration with policy makers and users of statistics ( stakeholders ) are held at the statistics house conference hall once every month.
Presentations of analysis and research findings using data routinely collected by NBS to the public are being done in collaboration with other stakeholders
Through high profiling statistical events, national and Africa wide like the statistics week, the Statistical Conference NBS is educating the public about the use of statistics NBS celebrates the Africa Statistics Day every year.